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English novelist and critic Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941), 1902. (Photo by George C. Beresford/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

At Home With Virginia Woolf

By Chris Hudson In the final entry of her diary on 24th March 1941, Virginia Woolf left no clues to […]

The High Mountains of Portugal: A Thoughtful but Underwhelming Study of Grief

The Magic of Venice and ‘The Thief Lord’

The Year of Shakespeare: How to Celebrate the Bard in 2016

Brooklyn: A Fable About Emigration Told from the Heart

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PORTUGAL: Poised Between Proud Tradition and Global Modernity

  Destination: Lisbon and Coimbra, Portugal Dates: October 15–October 25, 2016 (10 nights) For more information on this trip please contact Literary […]

LITERARY ICELAND: From Ancient Epic to Modern Novel

EVERYDAY BEAUTY: Art and Culture in Tokyo and Kyoto

CUBA – WHAT NOW? WHAT NEXT?

THE PITY OF WAR: English Poets of WWI

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What’s Your One True Sentence? We want to know what has inspired you.

What’s Your One True Sentence? We want to know what has inspired you.

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” – Ernest Hemingway We have just launched something spe[...]
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Join us at Literary Traveler

Currently we are looking for some great new interns after a bit of summer hiatus. We have always built our staff from a strong internship program. The[...]

Latest Book Reviews

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“Fates and Furies”: Two Takes on a Marriage, One Impressive Novel

Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies is an unusual accomplishment, not only because it is that rare ambitious novel that largely […]

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The High Mountains of Portugal: A Thoughtful but Underwhelming Study of Grief

by Mary Kate Costigan Never let it be said that Yann Martel doesn’t like wild animals. Fifteen years ago he […]

Travel

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A Tour of Pre-Christian Ireland

by Mary Kate Costigan At some undetermined point in the 4th or 5th century CE, the man who would be […]

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White Day In South Korea: Tales From A Traveling English Teacher

By Amy Munslow South Korea: the land of delicious Kimchi (김치), crooning K-pop stars, and frequent themed holidays. From Pepero […]

Gear

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We Recommend This App: WiFi Map

by Mary Kate Costigan Is there anything more coveted during travel than free Wi-Fi? The search for it is made […]

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We Recommend This App: Eat Smart Abroad

Travel is increasingly a competition of access: who know what the locals know? Who knows the secrets of where to […]

Hotels

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Spending The Holidays with Catie Copley at the Copley Plaza Hotel

By Tava Hoag and Francis McGovern If you have a little Literary Traveler (who loves to read and go out […]

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Cranwell Resort and Spa: a History of Inspiration

by Francis McGovern one of my favorite memories from my stay was simply sitting outside and taking in views of […]